Solar barque amulet
Overall: 1.3 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of the solar barque has a hole at the top for suspension and is made of slightly-polished, dull black stone. It is crudely crafted and has a scratched surface.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way